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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:27 PM PST on January 20, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EST on January 22, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from late Saturday night through
Sunday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of western California...
including the following areas... coastal North Bay including
Point Reyes National Seashore... East Bay hills and the Diablo
Range... East Bay interior valleys... mountains of San Benito
County and interior Monterey County including Pinnacles
National Monument... North Bay interior valleys... North Bay
mountains... northern Monterey Bay... northern Salinas
valley/Hollister Valley and Carmel Valley... San Francisco...
San Francisco Bay shoreline... San Francisco peninsula coast...
Santa Clara Valley including San Jose... Santa Cruz Mountains...
   Santa Lucia mountains and Los Padres National Forest...
southern Monterey Bay and Big Sur coast and southern Salinas
valley/Arroyo Seco and Lake San Antonio.

* From late Saturday night through Sunday afternoon

* periods of heavy rain on saturated soils will impact the region
from late Saturday night through Sunday afternoon. Additional
rainfall amounts from 0.75 to 1.5 inches are possible at lower
elevations with 2 to 4 inches across higher terrain.

* The primary impacts will be localized ponding of water on low
lying roadways with poor drainage... rapid rises on streams and
creeks with some likely exceeding bankfull... some river
flooding... and potential rock and mud slides. Recent burn
scars will also be susceptible to debris flows during periods
of intense rainfall.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




High Wind Watch

Statement as of 12:51 PM PST on January 20, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on January 22, 2017


... High wind watch in effect from Saturday evening through Sunday
morning...

The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a high
wind watch... which is in effect from Saturday evening through
Sunday morning.

* Timing... 11 PM Saturday evening until 10 am Sunday.

* Winds... sustained southerly winds from 40 to 50 mph with higher
gusts possible... .strongest near the coast and in the higher
terrain.

* Impacts... downed trees... limbs and powerlines will be
possible. Driving of high profile vehicles will be impacted as
well.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph... or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.




Gale Warning

Statement as of 2:16 PM PST on January 20, 2017


... Gale Warning remains in effect until 9 PM PST this evening...

* winds... west winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt are expected
when winds are strongest.

* Seas... combined seas of 17 to 20 feet with periods around 17
seconds are expected when waves are largest.

See the coastal waters forecast (cwflox) for more details.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occuring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
Harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.





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Alabama - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Alaska - Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Dense Fog Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Record Report
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Special Statement
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Kansas - Record Report
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Record Report
Nevada - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Record Report
North Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oregon - High Surf Warning, High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning, High Surf Advisory, Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory , High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
South Carolina - Record Report
South Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Tennessee - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Record Report
Washington - Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Wyoming - Public Information Statement

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